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Classic pictures from Kent towns in the 1980s

Classic pictures from Kent towns in the 1980s

Can you spot yourself or someone you know in these amazing photographs taken across the county during the 1980s?

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Detectorist strikes gold - three times!

Detectorist strikes gold - three times!

A history enthusiast has described the moment he unearthed rare gold coins from Kent's ancient past.

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The creatures lurking in Kent's waters

The creatures lurking in Kent's waters

Local fishermen and a marine rescue diver share their knowledge of the weird and wonderful rays, seals, sharks and other creatures in our waters.

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The day the world looked on as protestors stormed the cathedral

The day the world looked on as protestors stormed the cathedral

The story of an extraordinary protest at a historic Kent landmark is told in a new Netflix film.

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From Covid ground zero to king of prime time TV

From Covid ground zero to king of prime time TV

A Kent TV studio has made a remarkable recovery since the pandemic hit, becoming one of the most sought out places to film outside the capital.

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Gunned down and drowned - the unsolved double murder which shocked Kent

Gunned down and drowned - the unsolved double murder which shocked Kent

Police are still appealing for information into the shocking unsolved murders of a man and his girlfriend - 30 years on.

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'I used to wonder how it grew inside'

'I used to wonder how it grew inside'

Our memories writer remembers an exotic feature at one Kent terminal which caused a stir among passengers.

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‘I look out of my window every day to see how much more has gone’

‘I look out of my window every day to see how much more has gone’

A year on from a devastating cliff collapse, which took a home with it, residents vow they won’t give up the fight to save their properties.

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'It's like a screwdriver constantly twisting itself into my head"

'It's like a screwdriver constantly twisting itself into my head"

A teenager who suffers from one of the most painful conditions in the world has described her experiences.

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How Kent's London overspill estate was rebuilt

How Kent's London overspill estate was rebuilt

A whole suburb of one of the county's largest towns was demolished at the start of the century, but 20 years on has the revamp had the desired effect?

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Is there still racial inequality in Kent?

Is there still racial inequality in Kent?

One year after George Floyd was murdered and the beginning of the Black Lives Matter protests, we find how much has really changed.

Remember war dead from your street

Remember war dead from your street

People can find out about the war heroes who lived on their street thanks to a new database.

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'Rude' stars and iconic acts at 90s music festival

'Rude' stars and iconic acts at 90s music festival

Thirty years ago today "the biggest all-day open-air concert on the south coast" came to Kent.

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The village which believed pubs were banned

The village which believed pubs were banned

For decades, locals believed they lived in a 'dry village' where booze was banned - but just what is the truth?

What's it like to live in Kent's only desert?

What's it like to live in Kent's only desert?

Dungeness has become a tourist hotspot in the past decade - but thoughtless visitors are ruining the tranquillity for some locals.

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The Gurkhas - World's most fierce fighters

The Gurkhas - World's most fierce fighters

Their motto 'Better to die than live a coward' haunts their enemies - but why are Gurkha soldiers so tough?

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When 'John Major' and 'The Queen' attended Festival of Europe

When 'John Major' and 'The Queen' attended Festival of Europe

As the nation gets set for Eurovision we recall a time thousands attended Kent's Festival of Europe, complete with celebs and look-a-like politicians.

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A trip down memory lane for Kent airport

A trip down memory lane for Kent airport

We take a dive into the archives to look back at the changing face of a Kent airport, and what's in store for its future.

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Kent's unsolved crimes and how science could finally unravel them

Kent's unsolved crimes and how science could finally unravel them

The man behind the UK's cold case review strategy explains how unsolved crimes are investigated, what police look for and if they'll ever be cracked.

Could cryptocurrency still make you a fortune?

Could cryptocurrency still make you a fortune?

Find out what happens when we invest in cryptocurrency and why it may not be too late to win big...or lose it all.

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